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Innovation

We engender a collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment with the unique potential to make a significant impact on complex local and global challenges.

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New & Notable

Spotlights

  • Gloved hand holding test tube

    Focuses on biopolymer engineering to understand structure-function relationships, with emphasis on studies related to self-assembly, biomaterials engineering, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

  • Student giving a poster presentation

    A graduate-level program that takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding water issues worldwide. Provides students with the perspectives and tools to manage water-related problems.

  • Tisch College sign

    Promotes collaborative research with community partners to redress issues of disparity, inequality and social injustice.

  • Students listening to a lecture

    Encouraging the recruitment of interdisciplinary faculty whose teaching and research are relevant to multiple academic units.

  • Drawing of Science and Engineering Complex

    Currently under construction, the new complex will be an integrated teaching and research center on the Medford/Somerville campus featuring state-of-the-art laboratories for undergraduate and graduate students. 

  • Map pinpointing locations of the ebola virus

    An international partnership of universities focused on strengthening global workforce development against emerging pandemic threats.